Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Nov 2010 22:24 UTC, submitted by koki
GNU, GPL, Open Source Now this is interesting. We see what is at its core a very valid concern, in practice not a problem to anyone, and, thanks to the tone of the press release, close to trolling. The Free Software Foundation Latin America is complaining about something that has been known for a while - there is some non-Free code stuck in the Linux kernel (mostly firmware). A valid issue of concern from an idealogical viewpoint, but sadly, the tone of the press release turns this valid concern into something close to trolling.
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Comment by Kroc
by Kroc on Wed 10th Nov 2010 14:34 UTC
Kroc
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2005-11-10

And this story / discussion thread is demonstration of why I don't read or write GPL code.

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RE: Comment by Kroc
by WereCatf on Wed 10th Nov 2010 14:46 in reply to "Comment by Kroc"
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2006-02-15

And this story / discussion thread is demonstration of why I don't read or write GPL code.

I too prefer the BSD license.

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TSF
by burnttoys on Thu 11th Nov 2010 08:32 in reply to "RE: Comment by Kroc"
burnttoys Member since:
2008-12-20

Thelema Software Foundation...

"1 - Do what thou Wilt shall be the whole of the law".

Quite fair :-)

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RE: Comment by Kroc
by vodoomoth on Wed 10th Nov 2010 15:31 in reply to "Comment by Kroc"
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2010-03-30

What license do you use then?

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RE[2]: Comment by Kroc
by Kroc on Wed 10th Nov 2010 17:32 in reply to "RE: Comment by Kroc"
Kroc Member since:
2005-11-10

cc-by

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